children, entertainment, kids entertainment, Parenting, parents

Chicago Museum Recreates Harry Potter

I'm not a huge lover of Harry Potter films, although my daughters certainly are. I do, however, remember in the Chamber of Secrets the unforgettable scene when the second year students learned all about the mandrakes by their teacher Pomona Sprout. Now for those who live in Chicago, the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry… Continue reading Chicago Museum Recreates Harry Potter

babies, Breastfeeding, breastfeeding advice, Parenting

Pacifiers Do Not Hinder Breastfeeding Sucess

Do you breastfeed and give your children a pacifier, or are you thinking about breastfeeding and wondering if you can use a pacifier? New research out of the University of Virginia School of Medicine shows that pacifier use does not hinder breastfeeding success at all. “Physicians, nurses and others who advise parents on infant care… Continue reading Pacifiers Do Not Hinder Breastfeeding Sucess

children, health, Parenting

Swine Flu: to Panic Or Not, That Is the Question

From BaylorHealth.com Thanks to the 24-hour media coverage about swine flu, we’re all aware that a potential flu pandemic could be nigh. But before you stock up on face masks and hand sanitizer, it’s important to put some things in perspective. William Sutker, M.D., chief of infectious diseases at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas… Continue reading Swine Flu: to Panic Or Not, That Is the Question

babies, Pampers, Parenting, parents

Pampers Mommy and Daddy Blogger Event 2.0 — Final Recap

It's been a week since I attended the Pampers Mommy and Daddy Blogger Event 2.0. For me, I absolutely love getting a behind-the-scenes look at companies to form a clear understanding about the philosophy behind the products they make, how their products best help me as a mom, and how they, as a company, impact… Continue reading Pampers Mommy and Daddy Blogger Event 2.0 — Final Recap

babies, Parenting

An Interview With Kerri Hailey, Section Head, Global Pampers Product Development

One of the things I loved most about the Pampers trip was dinner at the home of Jodi Allen, the Vice President of North America Baby Care. Having dinner at her home allowed all of the bloggers and Pampers executives to mingle, talk, and get to know one another. One of the people I talked… Continue reading An Interview With Kerri Hailey, Section Head, Global Pampers Product Development

babies, Pampers, Parenting

Two Days at Pampers Headquarters: A Word on Diapers and Sustainability

On Monday and Tuesday I attended the Pampers Mommy and Daddy Blogger Event 2.0 in Cincinnati. What a treat! I along with 12 other bloggers got a behind the scenes look at everything from the corporate culture at Pampers to the technology behind the products in the Pampers portfolio. There is a lot that I… Continue reading Two Days at Pampers Headquarters: A Word on Diapers and Sustainability

babies, events

This Weekend! Baby & Tween Celebration LA

This weekend don’t miss Baby & Tween Celebration LA, April 25 & 26 LA Convention Center South Hall-Hall K! A boutique environment with elements sure to please those wishing to choose the good life for their children. From wondrous birthday parties styled to perfection to intentionally chic fashion thrills, and up and coming teen popstar… Continue reading This Weekend! Baby & Tween Celebration LA

child health, children, health, pregnancy

Middle School Youth As Young as 12 Engaging in Risky Sexual Activity

When I read studies such as the one recently released by the University of Texas School of Public Health, I just hold me head in my hands and sigh. According to the study conducted by Christine Markham, Ph.D., assistant professor of behavioral science at the UT School of Public Health and her colleagues, children as… Continue reading Middle School Youth As Young as 12 Engaging in Risky Sexual Activity

motherhood, Parenting

Make a Free Mother’s Day Card at the Kodak Gallery

One of the greatest ways to surprise the mothers in your life, whether it's your mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister, or aunt, is by sending them a gorgeous greeting card with a photo of your children. This is particularly true if you live far away from your relatives and they can't see your children every day.… Continue reading Make a Free Mother’s Day Card at the Kodak Gallery